The big snow storm came rushing up from the south, it hit Toronto hard, and for a while it made getting around much of the city difficult and dangerous.
To make it easier for those who couldn't stay at home, the police sent out this message:
We don't know if Doug Ford got the message, but if he did, it went in one ear and out the other.
For there was Boss Ford, standing in the snow, looking ridiculous.
Using a tiny toy shovel to shovel snow BACKWARDS.
And driving down the highway playing Captain Snowmageddon.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford is out and about in today's blizzard rescuing people stuck on Toronto-area highways - 📹 Eddy Kandic (@bloodey99) #Toronto #Ontario #DougFord #ONpoli #ONstorm #snowTO pic.twitter.com/Yb8tZ5sQhv— blogTO (@blogTO) January 17, 2022
While the media played along under the watchful eye of Ford's media director, Ivana Yelich...
So the whole thing was a farce, and many people were NOT impressed.
But then distracted driving seems to run in the Ford family.
And Doug has other things to worry about, namely his tanking polls.
New data from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute finds Ontario Premier Doug Ford down six more points in approval amid frustration in Ontario over his handling of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Fewer than one-in-three (30%) Ontarians approve of him, marking a new low for his tenure at Queen’s Park.
For if that poll isn't great, neither is this one: